Councillor support and expenses reimbursement policy

This policy provides an overview of how the City of Greater Bendigo provides assistance and support to the Mayor and Councillors in carrying out their role and official duties as Councillors.

This assistance and support is additional to the Mayoral and Councillor annual allowances set by State Government.

Support is provided in the form of Mayoral vehicle, registration fees for conferences and functions, communications equipment, meeting room/office, travel and child care expense reimbursement, meeting facilities and training.

The policy was approved October 2015.